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REA’s October Auction Shatters Record for 1910 Sporting Life Wagner

PJ Kinsella

PJ Kinsella in Press and Media Coverage
Oct 23 — 2 mins read

Chester, NJ - October 23, 2023 - Robert Edward Auctions closed its October Encore Auction on Sunday night, the penultimate event of its 2023 auction schedule, bringing in more than $1.4 million in sales across just over 3,500 lots. Leading the way was a 1910-1911 M116 Sporting Life Honus Wagner Blue Background SGC EX+ 5.5 that sold for $72,000, a new record for the card in any grade!

Other top sellers from REA’s October Auction included:

  • 1953 Topps #82 Mickey Mantle PSA NM 7 - $29,400
  • 1948-1949 Leaf #8 Satchel Paige Rookie Short Print PSA POOR 1 (MK) - $12,000
  • 1914 T213 Coupon Cigarettes (Type 2) Ty Cobb Portrait SGC VG 40 - $11,400
  • 1909-1911 T206 White Border Ty Cobb Portrait Green Background PSA VG 3 - $10,200
  • 1952 Topps #261 Willie Mays PSA VG 3 - $9,600
  • 1933 R333 DeLong Gum #7 Lou Gehrig PSA GOOD+ 2.5 - $9,300
  • 1933 R319 Goudey #160 Lou Gehrig PSA VG-EX 4 - $9,000
  • Circa 1940 Baseball Hall of Fame Postcard Set (33) with Original Envelope - $8,700
  • 1974 to 1978 Topps Uncut Sheet Collection (4 Sheets, 528 Cards) - $7,800
  • 1952 Topps #312 Jackie Robinson High Number PSA VG 3 - $7,500
  • 1909-1911 T206 White Border Ty Cobb Portrait Red Background PSA VG-EX 4 - $7,200
  • 1934 R320 Goudey #37 Lou Gehrig PSA VG 3 - $7,200

“This has been a tremendous year so far for REA and the superb results in our October Auction set the stage perfectly for our blockbuster Fall Catalog Auction in mid-November,” said REA President Brian Dwyer. “We have big news to share in the weeks ahead about some incredibly rare and historic items in our Fall Auction, so stay tuned as this is an event collectors will not want to miss.”

REA’s Fall Catalog Auction will run from Friday, November 17 to Sunday, December 3. If you’d like to receive REA’s Fall Catalog, you can request a copy by visiting https://robertedwardauctions.com/contact

To register to bid, visit https://bid.robertedwardauctions.com/user/register.

About Robert Edward Auctions

Robert Edward Auctions (REA) is one of the leading auction houses in the US specializing in sports and non-sports cards and memorabilia. For more than 30 years, REA has established a reputation as the industry benchmark through its unparalleled and unwavering commitment to integrity, knowledge and transparency. The Company has brokered some of the most lucrative sales and handled some of the most coveted pieces of sports memorabilia in the hobby’s history, including the record-setting sale of the extremely desirable T206 Honus Wagner card for $6.6 million in August 2021. In July 2023, the company acquired Huggins & Scott Auctions. For more information, visit https://robertedwardauctions.com/ and follow REA on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter. You can also contact us and request our auction catalog by emailing [email protected].

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